Two mothers share why they decided to have their children vaccinated for pertussis or not.
In other news Wednesday, Internet giant Yahoo announced that it will lay off 2,000 employees as part of a plan to redeploy resources and boost revenues. Also, a barrage of tornadoes Tuesday damaged or destroyed 650 homes in Dallas and…
The NewsHour's global health beat rounds up key stories from the week.
Below is an extended transcript excerpt from the Autism Now series, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Dr. Martha Herbert, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, who discussed autism's causes and appeared in the third report in the…
By Lea Winerman
In the largest philanthropic commitment ever made by a foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates have pledged to spend $10 billion over the next decade on vaccine development and delivery. Speaking Friday at the World Economic Forum in…
By PBS NewsHour
The world's largest drug maker, Pfizer Inc., announced Monday it is acquiring rival company Wyeth for about $68 billion, in the largest pharmaceutical sector takeover since 2000.
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